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Cherry products that foodies will adore

They say life is like a bowl of cherries. I’m not sure what that means in other places, but here in Michigan, if your life is well represented by a bowl of cherries then it must be pretty darn good. Cherries are spectacular for our economy, and of course they are exceptionally tasty, which is why they make their way into a wide range of scrumptious

By |August 2nd, 2021|

August 2021

Vehicles, music, foods, even the wild and wacky, take center stage this month around the state. Get your summer fun on at some of these intriguing events. July 30-August 8 Coast Guard Festival – Grand Haven Of all the summer festivals, this is one of the few that truly serves a purpose by demonstrating our collective appreciation to the men and women who serve in the

By |July 26th, 2021|

12 ice cream shops worthy of a road trip

Summer wouldn’t be the same without indulging in some sweet, cold, creamy, decadent treats, but how far would you go to satisfy a craving for creamy, dreamy, greatness? Whether you prefer a cup or a cone, vanilla or chocolate, toppings or plain, these little shops are waiting to delight you, and they are worthy of a road trip. Browndog Barlor & Restaurant – Northville Do yourself

By |July 8th, 2021|

Best stops when exploring Michigan’s Thumb

Michigan’s Lower Peninsula has an obvious resemblance to a hand, making the region around Port Austin the tip of the Thumb. It is an area riddled with small towns you may not have heard of like Ubly, Pigeon and Sebewaing, along with wind farms, and plenty of access to lovely Lake Huron. You can get to the tip of the Thumb by traveling on M-25 either

By |July 7th, 2021|

Kresge increases ongoing financial support for local artists

Since 2008, Kresge Arts in Detroit has awarded more than $6.7 million through 13 Kresge Eminent Artist Awards, 238 Kresge Artist fellowships, and 32 Gilda Awards. Last year, in recognition of the impact of COVID-19 to the arts community, Kresge expanded funding to support two additional Kresge Artist Fellows, for a total of 20 annual fellowships, and an additional eight Gilda Awards, for a total of

By |July 7th, 2021|
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